Dance Iranian Style

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The director of DANCE IRANIAN STYLE claims he wanted to avoid a sob story, but was there no way to anchor a fiction film in realism while avoiding sentimentalism?


Life in a Fishbowl

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Set just before the financial crisis of 2008, the characters in LIFE IN A FISHBOWL are as dysfunctional as Iceland’s banking system became.


Student Review: The Forest

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Elliot Wright reviews Sinisa Dragin’s story of Romania and its relations with Yugoslavia after the end of World War 2.


Student Review: The Forecaster

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A man wrongly imprisoned for more than a decade on fraud charges is released in 2011, undeterred from his work in economics.


Wojaczek

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This film dealing with a poet’s urge to self-destruct is often unexpectedly, if darkly, funny.


Until I Lose My Breath

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UNTIL I LOSE MY BREATH’s bleakness is its virtue and its fault, writes Sarah Longfield.


Take One On Air 12/09/2015

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Get those tissues ready: it’s the last Take One On Air of 2015. Edd Elliott and Ben Dalton give their round up of this year’s Cambridge Film Festival.


99 Homes

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“99 HOMES can’t be faulted for its moral clarity and sharp commentary on a brutally competitive society.” Jim Moore reviews.


Tokyo Tribe

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You will leave TOKYO TRIBE little more than an idyllic splatter mark, pulverised by a blender of pure lunacy


The Garden of Earthly Delights

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The first of Lech Majewski’s painting-inspired trilogy, THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS orbits questions of materiality, mortality and the image.


Ten Billion

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By 2050, the world population will grow to 10 billion. “Where will the food come from?” asks Valentin Thurn.


Nicolas Roeg: It’s About Time

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This compelling documentary follows dark visionary Nicolas Roeg in a retrospective of his directing career. Ben Dalton reviews.


Student Review: After Work

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Katrina Smith looks at AFTER WORK, Janina Herhoffer’s contribution to the contemporary German cinema strand at CFF2015.


Student Review: 16 Years Till Summer

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16 YEARS TILL SUMMER documents Scottish ex-con Uisdean’s attempts to ingratiate himself back into society.


The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution

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An expert, if not wholly balanced, retelling of the still-relevant story of the Black Panthers.